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Insect cosmetics, medicine comes to market
Jul 01, 2015
The Rural Development Administration (RDA) has developed a breakthrough technology that can manufacture cosmetics and medicines based on substances found in bugs. The organization successfully discovered antimicrobial peptides in Copris tripartitus beetles and in scolopend...


ICT firms advance into Europe
Jun 22, 2015
Korean companies involved in information and communications technology (ICT) have wowed Londoners at a recent convention. On June 16, the “2015 K-Global@London” event brought together a range of Korean ICT companies, giving them a chance to promote their signature items a...


Mushroom farming benefits from science
Jun 19, 2015
Producing mushrooms using the bottle cultivation method, each species of mushroom requires its own specific level of moisture and its own culture size. Researchers have now fine-tuned their understanding of bottle cultivation and can produce mushrooms under even more ideal circum...


Nature You Meet in the Mountains #48
Jun 17, 2015
Flora & Fauna of Korea #48 publishes a series of articles, “Nature You Meet in the Mountains,” about the peninsula’s mushrooms, insects, trees and herbs & flowers. Insects Name: 에사키뿔노린재 Esakibbul norinjae Scientific name: Sastragala esakii Hasegawa ...


Nature You Meet in the Mountains #47
Jun 11, 2015
Flora & Fauna of Korea #47 publishes a series of articles, “Nature You Meet in the Mountains,” about the peninsula’s mushrooms, insects, trees and herbs & flowers. Insects Name: 녹색가위뿔노린재 Green scissor horn stinkbug Scientific name: Acanthosoma forficul...


New tech allows IoT to work on different platforms
Jun 10, 2015
Researchers have unveiled a new technology that enables devices based on different Internet of Things (IoT) platforms to interwork and to become connected to each other. The Korea Electronics Technology Institute (KETI) presented its new interworking technology, based on ...


KAIST's Hubo robot wins DARPA challenge
Jun 08, 2015
A humanoid robot developed by researchers at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) has become the world's best disaster response robot. Hubo, made by Team KAIST, captured the victory at the final of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (D...


MPEG transmission technology adopted as next generation...
Jun 08, 2015
An advanced broadcasting technology developed by Korean engineers has been adopted as the next generation digital broadcasting standard in North America and Japan. Moving Pictures Expert Group (MPEG) media transport technology is an Internet protocol (IP)-based transmissi...


Technology developed to produce cold resistant rice
Jun 05, 2015
Researchers have developed the technology to produce rice plants that are more tolerant to cold weather. A team of researchers from the Korea Polar Research Institute (KOPRI) and Yonsei University succeeded in identifying and separating the genes from an Antarctic plant t...


Honey-sweetened, dried mulberries retain shape, freshne...
May 28, 2015
A new method of making “semi-dried mulberries” has been discovered using honey and not causing any disfigurement. The Rural Development Administration recently carried out a test with mulberries, in which the frozen fruits were defrosted at room temperature and then some ...